How To Get By Without A Car On Campus

Are you a college student who plans to go away for college? If so, so many great memories can be made from this experience.

One of the biggest struggles that a college student faces is not having a car on campus. To get by without a car on campus, consider these tips:

Make friends: try to make friends with those who have a car. For example, be sociable, and try to make friends with people from every class. One of them is bound to have a car. Since they would be Read the rest of this entry »

Do I Need A Car While At College?

The question of car ownership during college is one of the most difficult questions students face, and there is not one perfect decision for every student. Whether you need a car depends on your personal situation.

If your college town has a good public transportation system, or if everything you need is within walking distance, you will not need a car. However, if you ever need to go farther than a few blocks away, it will Read the rest of this entry »

How To Save Money On Your Car Insurance

College already comes with a wealth of expenses, and you might wonder how you will be able to afford to pay your car insurance. Fortunately, there are a few tips that you can follow so that you can save money on your car insurance.

1. Make sure that you keep a clean driving record. If you do, your insurance rates will drop over time.

2. Shop around when purchasing car insurance. This is one of the best ways to save a bundle of money Read the rest of this entry »

How Much Debt Is Too Much?

Aside of getting through college and obtaining your degree, one of the biggest concerns is paying for the cost of tuition and other associated costs with attending a college or university.

On average in the U.S., the cost for four years of college education at a public university is around 15,000 and for many private colleges and universities, the total was about 32,000. These high amounts can really affect a family’s budget, especially when the economy is uncertain and unemployment rates are high.

Even with a Read the rest of this entry »

How To Manage Work, School And Your Social Life

Being in college today means a lot more than just having to go to class or attend lectures. In most cases, students are also working adults with other commitments and families. How can this be a life of balance? Not everyone knows, but there are a few tips that might help the situation become less volatile.

Make a Plan

Before adding new items to the schedule, the student-worker should map out a plan with goals and objectives. This will prevent taking on things that do not add up Read the rest of this entry »

What To Do If You Think You Are Depressed

When in college, there is a lot that can stress a student out. Between wanting to be on the Dean’s List to making sure they can work in order to have spending money, college is certainly a stressful time.

When stress gets the best of us, it can often leave us feeling depressed and overwhelmed by the world. If you suspect that you’re depressed, here are a few things you should do in order to control it and to keep it from getting worse.

Talk to someone: When we talk with someone we are Read the rest of this entry »

How To Make New Friends On Campus

Going away to college for the first time is exciting but can also be frightening. You find yourself away from home and all you’ve ever known. You might be nervous about making new friends but there are many opportunities. Most colleges have freshmen gatherings at the beginnning of the term to help students get acquainted. Also, if there are entertainment opportunities, make sure you attend and take advantage of meeting new people. Eat breakfast and lunch in the campus dining room to Read the rest of this entry »

Tips for Having the “Popular” Dorm Room

Sure you want to have the coolest dorm room in the hall but if you can’t spring for Direct.TV or figure out how to sneak in a keg-o-rator we’ve got some suggestions for still standing out.
Get the Video Games: Everyone congregates in the room with the great gaming station so hook yourself up and get as many controllers as will work with the system. You’re bound to have people in your room all the time if you’ve got the games they want to play.
Get Read the rest of this entry »

What If You Want To Change Majors?

Declaring a major can be scary. What if you aren’t quite sure what you want to do yet or you take a class and realize you don’t like the subject after all? It is okay. Many people change majors.

If you are unsure what you want to major in, it is best to take a wide range of courses your first few semesters. Most colleges have general education requirements for this exact purpose. The credits will go towards graduation and you will have a chance to Read the rest of this entry »

Should You Intern Or Get A Job

Students who are doing their Undergraduate or Masters students enrolled in a regular school definitely prefer doing an internship before looking for a full time job after their graduation.

Doing an internship during your education and before a full time job has several advantages.
You can learn more about your field through internships even during your school days along with dedicating some time for your studies. You will have first hand experience of working in a professional environment.

In most of the industries it is almost impossible to get a job as a fresher. Internship experiences provide a great Read the rest of this entry »